Pembroke – William Joseph Murray Sr., 73, passed away peacefully at his home on April 22, 2022 surrounded by his family. William was born in Colchester, VT on January 26, 1949, son of John and Laura “Loretta” (Latullippe) Murray.
William enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served as a cook. Following his service he married his high school sweetheart, Mary “Jeanne” Thibault. William was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, boating, camping and mowing his lawn. Above all else, his most precious times were those spent with his family.
In addition to his parents, William was predeceased by a son, David Murray Sr; daughter-in-law Carrie Murray; three brothers, Larry, John “Butch”, and David Murray; and a sister Donna Dowd. Surviving are his beloved wife of 54 years, Mary “Jeanne” Murray; four children, William Murray Jr. of VT, Robert “Bob” Murray and wife Phyllis of Pembroke, James “Jim” Murray and companion Melanie of Westbrook, and Judy Murray Beal and husband Marc of Pembroke; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister Joyce Doss and husband Freddie; sister-in-law Sheila Murray; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In keeping with William’s wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.